Arrow Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Program for Authorized Resellers as a Distributor; Solutions Available in US

  Arrow Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Program for Authorized Resellers as a
  Distributor; Solutions Available in US

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- February 8, 2013

Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced its new agreement with SAP
America. Arrow is adding SAP products and solutions to its portfolio and is
becoming one of the first distributors in the United States to join the SAP®
PartnerEdge™ program for authorized resellers.

“Arrow is pleased to support SAP’s channel both today and in the future as
excitement about new technologies from SAP evolves,” said Sean Kerins,
president, North America, for the enterprise computing solutions segment of
Arrow. “SAP is a highly strategic fit for the Arrow portfolio, given its
solutions fall squarely within our key focus areas for the ECS business in
North America, those being data-center convergence, mobility and business

Technology now available through Arrow’s ECS segment include the SAP®
BusinessObjects™ business intelligence solutions, as well as the SAP® Sybase®
Adaptive Server Enterprise, the SAP® Sybase® IQ server, a relational
database-management systems, the mobile device management solutions SAP®
Afaria®, as well as mobile solutions from SAP.

“We are pleased to welcome Arrow to the SAP PartnerEdge program. Arrow is a
distributor that is highly committed to and successful in managing the channel
both for the suppliers it represents and its solution provider community,”
said Troy Richardson, head of ecosystems and channels SAP America. “Launching
this program was yet another step to expand our global distribution business.
SAP is looking forward to the agreement with Arrow and to the benefit for our
resellers and customers.”

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services
and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and
enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for
more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and
commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 53

SAP, PartnerEdge, Sybase and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered
trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. Business
Objects, BusinessObjects and the Business Objects logo are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Business Objects in the United States and/or other
companies. BusinessObjects is an SAP company.

All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their
respective companies.

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Arrow Electronics
Dawn Small, 303-824-4188
Communications Manager
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